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#1 someguy111

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Posted 15 June 2005 - 10:06 PM

I was wondering if there was any way that I can stop applications from saving files into my personal folder on the C: drive. It seems that if I install a program (ie. Itunes) on say my D: harddrive, all these files associated with that program start to save onto my Documents and Settins/Applications data folder on my C: drive. Is this something that always happens or can I get around this? Another program that does this is Azureus...all my downloads go to my C: drive instead of where I am telling them to go on a different drive!
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Posted 16 June 2005 - 07:46 AM

Hello someguy111 and welcome to BC.

all these files associated with that program start to save onto my Documents and Settins/Applications data folder on my C: drive. Is this something that always happens


With a lot of programs, even though you try to install on a different drive, some files will still need to be on the same drive as the OS.

Another program that does this is Azureus


Can you not change the location of the shared directory from within Azureus? I haven't used that one but any other one I have used allows this.

Edited by Leurgy, 16 June 2005 - 07:48 AM.

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Posted 16 June 2005 - 10:40 AM

See that is the wierd thing is that i have never had this problem before on my pc...I can always change where the shared folder where my files get saved goes...but I am on my girlfriends pc now and even though it says in the prefrences for the program that my saves should go to ,say my D: drive, they are still going to the C: drive...
Is that strange? I have never had this issue before...any thoughts?
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Posted 16 June 2005 - 04:46 PM

Don't know whats going on with that. Maybe try another program. I like Shareaza and WinMX.

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Posted 16 June 2005 - 05:11 PM

There are usually settings as to where data from a particular program is to be saved.




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